International Professional Martial Arts Conference 2019

May 3 - 5, 2019


You're invited! Revgear University, Zen Planner, and Kovar Systems have joined forces to put on the martial arts event of the year.

Spend 3 full days with a choice of over 100+ business sessions and on-mat training opportunities to attend. Sessions will cover topics on martial arts, fitness, business, sales, and marketing tactics taught by  world-class school owners and instructors.

What Can You Expect?

On-Mat Training

Amazing on-mat training session opportunities with martial arts legends and experienced instructors including Erik Paulson, Mark DellaGrotte, John Whitman, and over 30+ martial artists!

Business Seminars

Tons of business seminars with the industry's best that cover topics on how to grow your school, retain your student active count, manage your staff, develop  instructor teaching tactics, advance your marketing and selling techniques to boost your business, and more!


You will have a great opportunitiy to network with many vendors, martial arts peers, and speakers throughout the week and expand your community reach within the industry.

Event Speakers

Dave Kovar

Kovar Systems

Erik Paulson

CSW Training Center

Mark DellaGrotte

Sityodtong Boston

Chip Townsend

Team Chip Tae Kwon Do Centers

John Whitman

Krav Maga Alliance

Pedro Sauer

Pedro Sauer Academy: One Spirit Martial Arts

Chris Rappold

Personal Best Karate

Ernie Reyes Jr.

Martial Artist & Actor


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Mike Guido

Guido's Martial Arts Academy

Paul Reavlin

Revgear University

Dave Chamberlain

Kovar Systems

Amal Easton

Easton Training Center

Manny Esmeraldo

The Dojo Martial Arts

Duane Ludwig

UFC Fighter

Chris Santillo

Potomac Kempo

Kathy Olevsky

Karate International

Rachel Greenbaum

Krav Maga Alliance

Karel "Silver Fox" Pravec

Silver Fox BJJ Academy 

Derrek Hofrichter

Krav Maga Alliance

Harinder Singh Sabharwal

Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association

Katalin Rodriguez Ogren

POW Gym Chicago

Patrick Rivera

Valor Training Center

Tony Morrison

Krav Maga Alliance

Paul McCarthy

Cognitive Kali

Ryan Hoover

Fit to Fight®

Tom Callos


Fariborz Azhakh

Team Karate Centers

Chris Herrman

Alpha Martial Arts

Jeff Presley


Jorge Gurgel

Jorge Gurgel Martial Arts Center

Matt Rosalez

Max Academy of Martial Arts

Katie Toliao-Hurd

Krav Maga Alliance

Jeff Cvitak

Martial Arts USA

Nancy Walzog

Satori Academy of Martial Arts

Thomas Clifford

Thomas Clifford's Martial Arts

Mike Swain


Moti Horenstein

Moti Horenstein's Krav-Maga MMA

Richard Baciarini

Inspire Martial Arts

David Kaye

Elite Martial Arts

Paul Castagno

Revolution Martial Fitness

Randy Reid

Dojo Nation

Graciela Casillas

Casillas Martial Arts

Eliot Marshall

Easton Training Center

Glyn Ann Townsend

Team Chip Tae Kwon Do Centers

Seth & Melanie Birky

Star Martial Arts

Jim Dryburgh & Team


Chance Burleson

Legends Martial Arts

Julius Melegrito

Philippine Martial Arts Alliance

Kristine Brink

Satori Academy of Martial Arts

Cody Sunkel

Zen Planner

Chris Mierzwiak

Zen Planner

Kinnick McDonald

Zen Planner

Tim Coe

Zen Planner

Tim Leard

Kovar Systems

Bryan Nay

Kovar Systems

Elaine Warrener

Kovar Systems

Ken Grube

Kovar Systems

Julie Alexander

Kovar Systems

Chad Shepherd

Kovar Systems

Nick Wilson

Kovar Systems





To Be Announced!

Stay tuned...


Speaker list and sessions are subject to change.

Schedule At-A-Glance

Early Check- in will be available on Thursday, May 2nd at 4:00PM to 7:00PM.

Friday, May 3
Saturday , May 4
Sunday, May 5
Friday, May 3

  8:00a - 8:30a


  9:00a - 11:30a

  11:45a - 12:45p

  12:45p - 1:45p

  1:45p - 5:15p

  6:00p - 8:00p

First Time Attendee Welcome Session

Main Hall Doors Open

Opening Ceremony & Keynote

Business Breakout Sessions


Business & Training Breakout Sessions

Martial Art Group Workout

Saturday , May 4
Sunday, May 5

Schedule and times subject to change.

Sessions for ALL School Owner Levels!

With over 100 breakout sessions covering all topics, there’s a lot to take in! Since everyone is at a different place in their journey, we wanted to make it easy to find the content that will most apply to you and your team and have adopted a three-digit numbering system for most of this year’s content.


First, you’ll see session broken down by 100, 200, 300, or 400-level courses.

The first number indicates how advanced the topic will be, and roughly translates to:

100 Sessions
200 Sessions
300 Sessions
400 Sessions
100 Sessions


0 - 100 students

100-level courses are foundational systems and concepts that are essential for growing your student body up to about 120 students. Whether you have a brand new location, are trying to make the move to full-time professional martial artist, or want to begin growing a team, you want to make sure these systems are in place.

200 Sessions
300 Sessions
400 Sessions

Event Tickets

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Kovar Systems Members

Special Discounted Rates

  • Access to the full 3 days (Fri-Sun)
  • 100+ Business and Training Sessions
  • 60+ Speakers

Not a Kovar Systems Member? 

General Admission Tickets

$499 Per Person

  • Access to the full 3 days (Fri-Sun)
  • 100+ Business and Training Sessions
  • 60+ Speakers

Event Venue


Denver Marriott Tech Center

4900 South Syracuse Street, Denver, CO 80237

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